Galaxy Note 10 Lite review
Launched with the “Best Price in the World”, the new Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite is set to open up the S Pen stylus-equipped flagship smartphone to a newer audience. The Note 10 Lite has a sizable 6.7-inch flat display, triple rear cameras, and a large 4,500mAh battery for all-day power. The only thing ‘lite’ about this phone is its weight and price.
The smartphone was launched exclusively through Daraz at the best price of Rs 59,999 for the 8GB RAM variant. At this price price, the phone must face fierce competition from the likes of OnePlus & Xiaomi. So, let’s see if the phone lives up to its expectations!
Galaxy Note 10 Lite review: Design and display
It has a Glastic back cover, which is plastic but looks and feels like it’s made of glossy sheet of glass. The back features a triple camera set-up. The setup is rectangular in shape with three lenses and an LED flash placed on it.
The phone has a metallic frame composing of the power button and volume rockers. One can find the smartphone’s SIM tray on the left. On the bottom, the phone has a mono speaker, Type-C port at the bottom, and a 3.5mm headphone. On the front, the phone features an Infinity-O display with very narrow bezels.
This dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone features a 6.7-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED display with 1080×2400 pixels with a refresh rate of 60Hz.It provides great viewing angles and color reproduction and supports HDR 10+. Furthermore, the text looks crisp as well.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite review: Specification, performance and battery
In terms of performance, the phone excels in executing a number of tasks more than well with its 10nm Samsung Exynos 9810 chipset, 6GB RAM, and 128GB ROM. The phone runs Android 10 with One UI on top. Thus, it is clear that with the Note 10 Lite Samsung wants to bring the iconic premium flagship experience to the masses.s
The phone is excellent for daily tasks, it can get a little hot after long heavy game sessions. The battery is large enough for a full day use but, again, long heavy gaming sessions can reduce the charge quicker.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite: Cameras
In terms of videos and photos, the rear camera setup includes a primary 12-megapixel f/2.2 ultra-wide lens; a 12-megapixel f/1.7 wide-angle lens with dual-pixel technology and OIS (optical image optimization); and a 12-megapixel f/2.4 telephoto lens with OIS.
The images come out very good with detail retention and color accuracy on point. However, the low light performance is above average.
Talking about the front camera, it has 32 MP and delivers excellent output with detail and accurate skin tones.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite: The S Pen
This is hands down the selling point of the phone. If you’re an average user it might not make much of a difference. But if you if you want that unique flagship experience the S Pen brings, you’ll not be disappointed. It’s excellent for taking notes, creating art, designs and taking pictures remotely.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite: Price in Nepal
While this premium features phone is priced at around 627 EUR (NPR 78,300) in the European market, Daraz, in partnership with Samsung Nepal, launched the phone at “World’s Best Price” of NPR 59,999 in the color options of Aura Black and Aura Glow. Furthermore, by paying an additional Rs. 1000 more customers can get a Genuine Note Series Flip Cover worth Rs. 3500. Plus, there is free shipping as well.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite: is it worth it?
So, is it worth it? Well, that honestly depends on you. If you’re looking for a premium looking phone that is great for much of the daily tasks and visual experiences, then this is it. This might not be the best option for heavy gaming & professional photography, but it does perform these tasks very well, too.